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CRU 101    Theobroma cacao

Derivation: Cocoa Research Unit.
Location: ICGT, Trinidad and Tobago.

Notes:  Selections made from Trinidad populations.


 Cornejo, O.E. et al., 2018
BioProject: PRJNA486011   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Project: PRJEB28591   EVA (project)   EVA (analysis) 
Library Source: Genomic
Run: SRR7774348   NCBI   ENA FASTQ 
Experiment: SRX4629476
BioSample: SAMN09934422
SampleName: CRU_101
SampleSource: Trinidad, Tree_ID: Tc17492

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List received in 2012   Reference
• Accession: 1305
   - Local Name: CRU 101
List received in 2012   Reference
• Local Name: CRU-101/T4
List received in 2011   Reference
• Local Name: CRU 101

Pod Index: 48.4 (pods per kg dried beans)

Colour: purple
Shape: ovate
Number: 43.0
Total Wet Weight: 36.8 g
Cotyledon Dry Weight: 0.48 g
Cotyledon Length: 17.8 mm
Cotyledon Width: 10.1 mm

Testa: 6.80 %

Shape: obovate
Basal Constriction: slight
Apex Form: indented
Rugosity: slight
Length: 118.0 mm
Breadth: 68.0 mm
Colour: anthocyanin absent
Hardness: moderate
Note: Hardness > 1.6 and <= 2.0 Mpa

Accession: RUQ 1627
Light Saturated Photosynthetic Rate: 4.41 μmol m2 s-1
Stomatal Conductance: 0.06 mol m2 s-1
Transpiration Rate: 0.92 mmol m2 s-1
Intrinsic Water Use Efficiency: 65.24 μmol mol-1
Instantaneous Water Use Efficiency: 4.44 mmol mol-1
Flush Size: 4
Leaf Area: 201.00 cm2
Leaf Dry Weight: 1.20 g
Specific Leaf Area: 173.70 cm2 g-1

Colour: slight anthocyanin

Ligule Colour: moderate anthocyanin
Stamen Colour: slight anthocyanin
Sepal Length: 7.74 mm
Ligule Width: 2.55 mm
Ovule Number: 46
Style Length: 2.41 mm
Pedicel Colour: red

Cornejo, O.E., Muh-Ching Yee, Victor Dominguez, Mary Andrews, Alexandra Sockell, Erika Strandberg, Donald Livingstone III, Conrad Stack, Alberto Romero, Pathmanathan Umaharan, Stefan Royaert, Nilesh R. Tawari, Pauline Ng, Osman Gutierrez, Wilbert Phillips, Keithanne Mockaitis, Carlos D. Bustamante & Juan C. Motamayor (2018) Population genomic analyses of the chocolate tree, Theobroma cacao L., provide insights into its domestication process. Commun Biol 1, 167
CEPEC (2012) Accession list for the CEPEC (Bahia, Brazil) collection. Dr. José Luis Pires, personal communication, February 2012.
Mars Center for Cocoa Science (2012) Accession list for the Mars Center for Cocoa Science. Jean-Philippe Marelli, personal communication, February 2012.
CRU (2011) ICG,T accessions. CRU website.
Frances Bekele & Gillian Bidaisee (2022) Morphological data from the International Cocoa Collection (ICG,T) maintained by the Cocoa Research Centre (CRC), Trinidad & Tobago. Unpublished data on fruit, bean, flower and flush morphology supplied as an Excel spreadsheet by Frances Bekele. Last update March 2022.
Fiona Lahive (2017) Phenotypic data from climate change trials. Personal communication.